For Leaders

Accelerating Success

Getting new leaders and leaders taking on a new team along with the team, off to critical success.

When an executive is hired into a new role, it’s critical for them, and for the company, that they hit the ground running. This custom tailored program is unique because it helps the new leader AND it helps the team they’re inheriting — making sure they all get up and running as a high-performing team faster and more comfortably than they ever would on their own.

Getting their faster saves the organization money, getting their comfortably helps the team grow even further.

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COACH Approach to Leadership

This program helps your leadership teams bring coaching to your day to day leadership style.

During this workshop leaders learn to use our COACH Approach with staff and peers, they’ll learn the top 10 pitfalls to avoid (and how), they’ll see coaching in action and practice coaching with each other. And, after a great day of learning and practice they’ll receive our COACH Approach Journal to help them stay on track and bring coaching to your organization.

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Essential Conversations

How to have the difficult, awkward and essential conversations needed in your workplace.

Essential Conversations are any conversation where:

  • Opinions vary;
  • stakes are high, and
  • emotions are running strong.

It’s a conversation between two or more people where the stakes are high and “agree to disagree” is not an option. A leader’s life is filled with essential conversations.

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The Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team – Personal Development

Helping individual leaders to be better team players and to bring teamwork throughout the organization.

Personal Development was designed specifically to work for any group of individuals; participants do not all need to be part of the same team. Rather, participants can carry the takeaways of this program from one team to the next, enabling a culture of teamwork. Leaders and aspiring leaders at all levels of an organization can benefit from this program and adopt its powerful principles, shape behaviours, and create a common language that empowers people to rewrite what it means to work together.

Like our team based program, this program is based on The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, by Patrick Lencioni.

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Everything DiSC Management

Helps leaders adapt their leadership style to the people they’re leading — for stronger more productive relationships and much greater success.

Successful managers read the needs of their employees and adapt their style accordingly. These are important skills that can be developed with the Everything DiSC® Management Profile and Workshop.

Managers first learn about their own management preferences. Next, Everything DiSC Management teaches managers how to understand how each DiSC style likes to work, what motivates them, and how to identify areas where the people they manage have strong potential and areas where they may face obstacles.

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Everything DiSC Productive Conflict

Workplace conflict is inevitable. But when handled appropriately can lead to breakthrough solutions.

Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps your staff improve self-awareness around conflict behaviours. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps learners curb destructive behaviours so that conflict can become more productive, ultimately improving workplace results and relationships.

By increasing self-awareness around conflict behaviours, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps learners effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

How can emotional intelligence contribute to your success as leader? Research shows that leaders who are aware of both their own emotions and those of the people around them are more likely to succeed in today’s challenging business environment.

The workshop includes the EQi2.0 assessment so it’s personalized to each participant. Participants will also learn how to assess and grow their own emotional intelligence and get hands on practice applying these skills to a wide range of leadership challenges.

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For Leadership TEAMS

The Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team – TEAM Program

This is our highly successful, sought-after core team program. Move from a group of leaders, each leading and defending their own department, to a TEAM of leaders working together.

Harnessing the power of Everything DiSC® and the clarity and simplicity of the best-selling book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, THE FIVE BEHAVIOURS OF A COHESIVE TEAM is an assessment-based team assessment and workshop that helps individual members of the leadership team, as well as the organization reveal what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team in the most approachable, competent, and effective way possible.

Bringing together everyone’s personalities and preferences to form a cohesive, productive team takes work, but the payoff can be huge—for individuals, the team, and the entire organization.

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All of our Padraig Programs

We adapt our programs to you to ensure you are getting the best Return on Investment .

Of course, any of our programs that can be delivered for individual leaders or groups of leaders (above) can also be delivered to intact leadership teams.

Give your leadership the chance to learn together and they grow together — becoming more cohesive while building their leadership skills at the same time.

For Sales Professionals

Everything DiSC Sales

Helping sales people to adapt their approach and their message to clients and prospective clients, communicating better with your customers and potential customers.

Everything DiSC Sales helps even the most experienced sales people understand how to better match their style to their customer and potential customer’s style.

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Emotionally Intelligent Workplace

How can emotional intelligence contribute to your company’s success? Your staff inevitably have to work together — project teams, interdepartmental work and just getting along with their neighbour in the next cubicle. Research shows that staff who are aware of both their own emotions and those of the people around them are more likely to succeed in today’s challenging business environment.

The workshop includes the EQi2.0 assessment so it’s personalized to each participant. Participants will also learn how to assess and grow their own emotional intelligence and get hands on practice applying these skills in the workplace.

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For All Staff

Regardless of position or level in the organization, your staff will benefit from these Padraig workshops.

Everything DiSC Workplace

Improving relationships to build stronger teams.

What if people had their needs written all over them and that you were able to recognize that one person needed more independence, while another the need to participate more with others.

Wouldn’t it be great if we could recognize these needs and the priorities of those around us and respond appropriately?

At Padraig, we think so, and so we offer Everything DiSC Workplace.

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Everything DiSC Productive Conflict

Conflict is inevitable. Combat is optional. Conflict — when handled appropriately — can lead to breakthrough solutions.

Workplace conflict is inevitable. Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps your staff improve self-awareness around conflict behaviours. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps learners curb destructive behaviours so that conflict can become more productive, ultimately improving workplace results and relationships.

By increasing self-awareness around conflict behaviours, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps learners effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict.

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The Golden Rule is Wrong

Adapting ourselves to those around us — for better relationships and greater success. Based on Patrick O’Reilly’s TEDx Talk.

At some point in time you’ve, no doubt, learned The Golden Rule, or a version of it: DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOU. Or, in other words, TREAT OTHERS THE WAY YOU WISH TO BE TREATED.

Seems like reasonable advice, doesn’t it? Few of us would argue with the idea of “Don’t punch someone in the nose, if you don’t like being punched in the nose.” But, what if our relationships and our work-life are a little more nuanced than that?

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